American States Water Company (AWR): Price and Financial Metrics

American States Water Company (AWR): $91.81

-2.16 (-2.30%)

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  • AWR scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 85.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AWR is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 157 days.
  • AWR ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 14th percentile.

AWR Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 307.29, American States Water Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 91.35% of US stocks.
  • AWR's went public 31.84 years ago, making it older than 84.56% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for AWR is currently 29.86, higher than 82.39% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to American States Water Co are NWE, POR, AR, PNM, and SATS.
  • Visit AWR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

AWR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, AWR's price/sales ratio is 137.93% higher, now standing at 6.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, AWR's price/earnings ratio has gone up 20.
  • AWR's price/sales ratio has moved up 5.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AWR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AWR 2021-09-01 6.9 5.2 37.4 28.0
AWR 2021-08-31 6.8 5.1 36.8 27.6
AWR 2021-08-30 6.8 5.1 36.7 27.6
AWR 2021-08-27 6.6 5.0 36.1 27.1
AWR 2021-08-26 6.6 5.0 35.8 27.0
AWR 2021-08-25 6.5 5.0 35.5 26.8

AWR Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 54.73%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 81.61%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 6.64%.
Over the past 15 months, AWR's revenue has gone up $28,585,000.

The table below shows AWR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 506.429 116.25 94.208
2021-06-30 503.362 117.051 92.585
2021-03-31 496.226 131.192 91.621
2020-12-31 488.243 122.17 86.425
2020-09-30 477.036 120.403 82.914
2020-06-30 477.844 118.46 84.39

AWR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AWR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 47.16% of graded US stocks.
  • AWR's asset turnover comes in at 0.277 -- ranking 30th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • PEG, NEE, and NFG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AWR.

The table below shows AWR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.277 0.647 0.064
2021-06-30 0.281 0.648 0.065
2021-03-31 0.283 0.646 0.066
2020-12-31 0.284 0.642 0.065
2020-09-30 0.284 0.634 0.063
2020-06-30 0.289 0.637 0.066

AWR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AWR, see our AWR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.83 (Hold)

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AWR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $91.81 52-week high $103.77
Prev. close $93.97 52-week low $70.07
Day low $91.54 Volume 224,616
Day high $93.12 Avg. volume 151,064
50-day MA $97.22 Dividend yield 1.55%
200-day MA $87.93 Market Cap 3.39B

American States Water Company (AWR) Company Bio

American States Water Company provides water and electric services to residential, industrial, and other customers in the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is based in San Dimas, California.

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Yahoo | January 10, 2022

Reasons to Invest in American States Water (AWR) Stock Now

American States Water (AWR) is a promising bet for investors, given its strong financial position and systematic investments in strengthening water infrastructure.

Yahoo | January 10, 2022

American States Water's (NYSE:AWR) investors will be pleased with their stellar 151% return over the last five years

The most you can lose on any stock (assuming you don't use leverage) is 100% of your money. But when you pick a company...

Yahoo | December 31, 2021

American States Water (NYSE:AWR) Sets New 52-Week High at $98.99

American States Water (NYSE:AWR)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $98.99 and last traded at $98.99, with a volume of 3003 shares. The stock had previously closed at $97.78. A number of research firms have commented on AWR. Zacks Investment Research lowered American […]

Transcript Daily | December 13, 2021

Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC Reduces Position in American States Water (NYSE:AWR)

Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC lessened its holdings in shares of American States Water (NYSE:AWR) by 17.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,423 shares of the utilities providers stock after selling 528 shares during the quarter. Sustainable Insight Capital Management []

Dakota Financial News | December 12, 2021

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AWR Price Returns

1-mo -9.16%
3-mo 2.28%
6-mo 8.73%
1-year N/A
3-year 47.42%
5-year 136.12%
YTD -11.24%
2021 32.25%
2020 -6.75%
2019 31.19%
2018 17.91%
2017 29.76%

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